Droid X vs. iPhone 4 – Speed Test

Updated on 08 August 2010 by

Sunspider Javascript Benchmark

I ran the Sunspider javascript benchmark on both devices. While the benchmark is quite dependent on browser performance, it is also an indicator of CPU ability, as well as a cross-platform benchmark, allowing us to compare both the iPhone 4 and Droid X from a more objective perspective. I used the default browser on each phone for the test.

On average, the iPhone 4 was 1.3x as fast the Droid X (click to view detailed test results):

(smaller ms is better)
Droid X – Total: 13,511.2 ms +/- 1.2%
iPhone 4 – Total: 10,401.4 ms +/- 1%

I also gave the Sunspider benchmark a try using a different browser than Android’s default. I used Dolphin Browser HD to run the test and actually resulted in a slower score (around 16,000 ms).

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7 Comments For This Post

  1. Kevin N says:

    ’twill be interesting to retest with Froyo when it comes out for Droid X.

  2. chippy says:

    That’s a very decent score for a 2.1 device. Or is it 2.2 already?

  3. Jenn says:

    My HTC EVO with Android 2.2 gets 6.797.2ms +/- 1.5%

    Dalvik JIT compiler is no joke!

  4. Jenn says:

    Samsung Captivate (Hummingbird CPU) with 2.1 gets 16159.0ms +/- 2.6%
    Dell Streak with 1.6 gets 54430.2ms +/- 26.1%

  5. Guy says:

    The HTC Desire running 2.2 (FroYo) achieves 8032.8ms +/- 9.7%;

    http://bit.ly/c5pFlw

  6. Benz145 says:

    Its 2.1 at the moment.

  7. Scott says:

    2 different evos, both running cyanogen mod 6 with snap kernel (non overclock), one 5160ms and the other, 5926. How is that for ya ijunk 4!!

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